A translation of a French novel which tells of a group of French villagers under Nazi occupation. The simpleton brother of a pregnant girl assumes a Christ-like role as the story progresses. The original won the Prix Roland Dorgeles for its contribution to international understanding and peace.
A compelling human story of a community thrown into crisis by World War II. The story traces the fortunes of a group of French villagers who flee before the German invasion and later return to their village, still under occupation. The focus is a pregnant girl and her simpleton brother, who evoke startling occurrences as the story progresses.
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